Return of the Mac Pro and all about Verizon's OathThe biggest tech stories of the day include the return of Apple's Mac Pro, Verizon's rebrand of Yahoo and AOL, and Spotify's new deal with Universal Music Group.
This is CNet, and here are the stories that matter right now. Apple has confirmed that the company is re-thinking the MAC Pro line of computers. According to sites like Buzzfeed, Tech Crunch, and Daring Fireball, Apple says it's sorry for the way the Pro has lacked substantial updates and for its inability to easily be upgraded. Apple says the new Pro will arrive in 2018 and fix some of the missteps the current version suffers from. Once Verizon's acquisition of Yahoo is complete, the company plans to relaunch it combine it with AOL, which it already owns, and rename it Oath. Oath will make up a number of other brands as well but it's unclear whether or not the Yahoo name will live on in any. In a way expect the change to roll out this summer. After weeks of speculation Spotify's new deal with Universal Music Group seen companies paid users received access to new releases earlier than those who Who do not pay for the service. Also, part of the new deal, Spotify will pay UMG a slightly lower royalty. [MUSIC] You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the CNet Tech Today app in the Apple or Google Play Store